tusk /ˈtəsk/ 名詞
Tusk n. Zool. Same as Torsk.
1. Zool. One of the elongated incisor or canine teeth of the wild boar, elephant, etc.; hence, any long, protruding tooth.
2. Zool. A toothshell, or Dentalium; -- called also tusk-shell.
3. Carp. A projecting member like a tenon, and serving the same or a similar purpose, but composed of several steps, or offsets. Thus, in the illustration, a is the tusk, and each of the several parts, or offsets, is called a tooth.
Tusk v. i. To bare or gnash the teeth. [Obs.]
n 1: a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of
the tusks of elephants and walruses [syn: ivory]
2: a long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging;
especially in an elephant or walrus or hog
v 1: stab or pierce with a horn or tusk; "the rhino horned the
explorer" [syn: horn]
2: remove the tusks of animals; "tusk an elephant" [syn: detusk]